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Congressman Himes Discusses Solutions to Spiraling Cost of Higher Education

Congressman Himes Discusses Solutions to Spiraling Cost of Higher Education

John Bolognino, Connection Time News Producer

March 28, 2019


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Fourth District Congressman Jim Himes discussed creative solutions to the spiraling cost of higher education at a town hall meeting at UConn Stamford on Tuesday, March 19. About a hundred people turned out to speak with Himes on topics including healthcare, border security, the Green New Deal and th...

Students React To College Admissions Scandal

Students React To College Admissions Scandal

Khyra Serrano and Max DeLuca

March 26, 2019


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SHS students share their take on the recent admissions scandal, involving several prominent universities and celebrity parents, with reporters. ...

Boys Ice Hockey Team Commends Fairfield Player For His Courageous Actions

Boys Ice Hockey Team Commends Fairfield Player For His Courageous Actions

Abby Wexler, Taylor Yaghmaie, and Devon Yaghmaie

March 5, 2019


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When a cancer survivor finally gets to the long desired step of remission in their fight, the last thing they want to think about is having to go through it all again. For Charlie Capalbo, a former Fairfield Co-Op hockey player, he thought his fight with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoblastic Lymphoma T-cell Stage 3 C...

Behind the Scenes of the Lip Dub

Behind the Scenes of the Lip Dub

Hannah Bushell, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


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On Wednesday, January 30, Stamford High School students and faculty joined together to film Stamford High’s first majorly successful lip dub since 2015.   “It was a day that everyone could celebrate, have a good time, and kind of kick back and relax, and that’s super important,” explained...

Stamford High Holds Annual African American Award Ceremony

Stamford High Holds Annual African American Award Ceremony

Andrew Patashnik, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


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Thursday February 7, the Stamford High African American History Classes hosted their annual award ceremony, recognizing African American Stamford High alumni who excelled in athletics during their time at SHS and went on to succeed greatly in life. The ceremony recognized Robert “Spider” Hayes (Class of 1965...

Stamford High Lip Dub 2019

Stamford High Lip Dub 2019

Jacob Herz, Producer / Director

February 6, 2019


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We are proud to present Stamford High School's 2019 Lip Dub Video! Shot by Will Martinez, produced and directed by Jacob Herz.

Digiday Founder Speaks to SHS Students

Digiday Founder Speaks to SHS Students

Brycelin Stalteri and Danielle Nugent

February 4, 2019


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Nick Friese, founder of media company "Digiday" (and father of SHS senior Dylan Friese) spoke to students January 11 about the process of creating a media company from scratch. Reporters Brycelin Stalteri and Danielle Nugent reported on the event.

Everything to know About The 2019 Winter Formal

Everything to know About The 2019 Winter Formal

Katherine Forgione and Chris Price

January 18, 2019


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This year, for the first time, Stamford High is having a Winter Formal. This dance, hosted by the Class of 2019, is a replacement for the Homecoming Dance that Stamford High usually has. According to senior Samantha Heller, the head of the Winter Formal, the date of the dance was moved back until late...

Senior Privileges Granted For Next Semester

Senior Privileges Granted For Next Semester

Matt Dattolo, Opinions Editor

January 17, 2019


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Stamford High School’s principal Raymond Manka has announced that seniors will be granted an open campus privilege beginning in the second semester with parental permission. Under this new policy, parents and guardians “may grant permission for their child to arrive at school for the start of seco...

No Block Scheduling in Fall 2019

No Block Scheduling in Fall 2019

John Bolognino, Connection Time News Producer

January 17, 2019


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In a faculty meeting on January 16, Principal Ray Manka announced that block scheduling at Stamford High will be postponed until the 2020-2021 school year. In an email on the same day, Manka disclosed that the decision was motivated by a need to take more time to implement professional development prog...

Is Block Scheduling Really Coming to SHS?

Is Block Scheduling Really Coming to SHS?

John Bolognino, Alyssa Ferro, and Francesca Ordonez

January 16, 2019


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Contrary to recent media reports, Stamford High’s proposed switch to block scheduling may not be set in stone for next year. The transition from a rotating seven-period schedule to an alternating two-day schedule, each day consisting of four 90-minute periods, has been highly discussed over the past...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr March

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr March

Toshi-Ana Keating, Reporter

January 16, 2019


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On Monday, January 21, The MLK Committee will be hosting their annual march to commemorate the late DR. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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